Anna Bogutskaya is a London-based freelance film programmer, broadcaster, writer and creative producer. She is also the co-founder of the horror film collective The Final Girls and Festival Director of Underwire Festival. Previously, Anna was the Film and Events Programmer at the British Film Institute, where she curated many seasons and created the Woman With A Movie Camera Summit.
Anna has worked on international projects for Pedro Almodóvar’s El Deseo, was the Head of Arts and Culture at DICE and the Film Programme Manager at h Club. In 2019, she was selected as one of Screen International’s Future Leaders in Curation and Programming and was invited to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Anna’s first book, Unlikeable Female Characters, was published by Sourcebook in May 2023.